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Apples–The Fruit That Can Do Everything!

We’re Coming Up Galas at Lassen’s!   The Gala apples are gorgeous and so delicious!  I love the crispy snap of Galas, and the taste has just enough tart and just enough sweet.  A friend of mine recently used Gala apples, sliced thin, in a turkey sandwich!  Great idea! Yesterday I took advantage of the …

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Focus on Local–Freezer Monkey Gourmet Frozen Treats

These Are Not Your Average Frozen Treats!  They are Gourmet!   Meet Tiffany! Tiffany grew up in Santa Barbara, and has always loved this area.  She went to art school in New York, but eventually ended up in San Francisco, where she found her true calling in culinary school.  She worked in restaurants for over …

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Pears to the Rescue!

Simple, Delicious, Nutritious!   I have always love Bartlett Pears.  They are sweet and the texture is just right.  We would eat them by the dozens when I was growing up.  But when I left home for college I learned that some people did not love them like I did!     Maybe you are …

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Team Member Spotlight–Our Artist, Mykey!

She’s Behind the Scenes…  But Making Great Scenes!    Let the Artist Work! Mykey has worked at Lassen’s for nearly five years, but she has really made her own path here!  She started as a cashier in our Thousand Oaks store, but her goal was to work in the Supplements Department, which she was able …

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Team Member Spotlight–Megan!

She’s One of Our Great Team Members!   Megan is our Regional Lifestyles and Gift Buyer. She especially watches out for unique and exciting gift items.  She is also the model for our Beads of Hope necklaces!     Megan grew up in Northern California and got a degree in Geography with an emphasis in …

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THE 3 INGREDIENT POWER SNACK

Oh Avocados!   So many options! So many ways to transform their wonderfully versatile taste into brilliant works of art! At only 99¢ per Organic Avocado for the rest of July at Lassens, chances are you’ll be buying in bulk!   Of course there are those lazy summer days when the amount of effort you’re …

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Producer Spotlight–Gaia Farm Tour

What a Gorgeous Farm!     Have you ever wondered how those herbs get in the extracts, the tinctures, the capsules, the bulk boxes, and the tea bags?  We had the amazing opportunity to visit the Gaia Farm in North Carolina recently.     With the morning sun gently shining, we looked out over the …

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Focus on Local–Moss Botanicals

Natural Aid for Our Well Being  Last week I had a delightful time as I met Stacey Moss of Moss Botanicals.  She lives and works in Ojai.  Her company has seven aromatic blends, each available in a roll-on oil for the skin, and an aroma mist for diffusing into the air.     Stacey has …

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Vegan Zucchini Lasagna

A True Labor of Love …and there’s so much love!   Most of the good things in life are at least a little labor intensive. Building a house, painting a mural, planting a garden… but the outcome is always oh, so nice and oh, so worth it. As Stephanie, our Lassen’s Ventura Sample Captain confessed, …

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Focus on Local–Highwood Eggs

Don’t they look like Easter?     Lassen’s is so excited to feature a new local producer–we have just started carrying Highwood Farm’s beautiful blue and brown eggs in our Ventura and Thousand Oaks locations! Last week we went to Somis to meet Devon and Patrick and tour their farm.  Despite my trepidation about being …

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